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[LP CYOA] Epic

Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by treave, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. Baltika9 Arcane

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    You must've meant A. B is the lay down and die option.
     
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  2. ScubaV Prophet

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    B

    Let's look for Anbar-shi, although we may have consumed/absorbed it through the revival process.
     
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  3. newcomer Learned

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    I request confirmation, is this sense as in "mind reading" ability ?

    If it is, then our choice is clear

    C B to test our hunger with lesser beings
     
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  4. m4davis Scholar

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  5. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Nope. B it is. Treave has made another update, and yes, things look bad for our hero.
     
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  6. treave Arcane Patron

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    Yes. You're not back to full power though.
     
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  7. Smashing Axe Arcane Patron

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    C...
    We're hungry.
     
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  8. newcomer Learned

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    Now the only thing I want to test is whether Ean can bend his body in angles impossible for human, and whether his wounds get covered by a fucking black tentacle :troll:

    And don't forget to say hi to our friendly shepherd :troll:
     
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  9. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Oh crap, we aren't going to jump immediately to the DEVOUR SOUL bandwagon, are we? Not again.

    Daedalus told us he can take care of himself. So let's just get out of here as quickly as we can. Feeding again so soon when it is not necessary will only increase our hunger and we all know how that ended last time. Plus, I really want to find our old weapon if it still exists. I wonder if it would still work the same way, amplifying any power we might have.
     
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  10. Esquilax Arcane

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    I don't want to watch a trainwreck, I want to guide a character to success. We had a vision over the first three chapters of guiding a powerful, principled immortal and we generally made decent choices. There was a lot of really good discussion during the Tjaru segment of the story.

    And now over the course of two (!) updates, you've done a complete 180 and you've decided you'd rather watch a glorious disaster. Just a second ago, I heard this from you:

    Yes, I expected people to act more like the character we shaped from Chapters 1 through 3. We made some pretty good decisions in that time. The 300 year coma we had notwithstanding (which, to be fair, nobody saw coming), we made some good choices over the course of that time.

    Shrugging your shoulders and going "LOL CODEX GONNA CODEX" doesn't work for me. It's no excuse to turn an awesome LP into a lulzfest just because you are disappointed with some of the decisions you've made.

    I am voting for B. We cannot afford to fight Minos in our current condition, and Daedalus can handle himself - I'm sure he has a nice assortment of traps for any unwanted visitors. Going through the vault might allow us to find our sword and the artifact, which could possibly shed light on our condition.

    B
     
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  11. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Ean (Codex) has decided to survive at any cost, but that doesn't mean we need to full on crazy. Ean's personality hasn't changed, and we shouldn't be dumbass about this. We don't know yet any side-effects of our devouring, how much we need, what exact impact it has on the restoration of our powers (or new ones), and certainly, whether we can devour five men without any escaping.

    I vote B. A is good too, but we never recovered that statuette, right? And we don't know if devouring will do it on its own. We might as well get the statuette, escape, then look for Sekhenun, while we figure out our next move. Without the minotaur it shouldn't be lethal for us, though I expect Honourblade is gone forever.
     
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  12. Esquilax Arcane

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    I think what's going on is that people are unhappy with the way things turned out, so in order to protect themselves from feeling bad about it, they just want to drag Ean as far down as possible. It's sort of like when a guy assumes that the pretty girl sitting next to him is probably a bitch because it'll protect his ego in case she isn't interested in him.

    So Codex, please don't be mean to the pretty girl because you're afraid that she won't like you. It's OK if she doesn't, I'm sure you'll find some sweet girl with a nice big cock who will love you for who you are.
     
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  13. Stygian Lurker Scholar

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    A) Just don't go to close to the sun.
     
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  14. Baltika9 Arcane

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    Agree to disagree, then. I'm the high risk, high reward type. 'Sides, trainwrecks are fun to watch. It's the "in case we fail" condolence prize. I have every intention of succeeding, though. And as for the whole "feel bad", you do too, bro, don't lie.

    As for the vote, B, see if we can't find Anbar'Shi in there too. Although I'm pretty sure there's another Minotaur or some such in there.

    And, yeah, forget about making more Unbound for now.
     
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  15. newcomer Learned

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    Such as Minos? :troll:

    Anyway, after I think about it, maybe going to the labyrinth is a better idea. Might as well test our hunger against lesser beings
     
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  16. Anabanana Augur

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    For me, it was more a case of I was trying my hardest to NOT let this shit turn into a trainwreck, but people went ahead and made choices that turned it into one anyway. Well If you guys want to be stupid, I'll do my best to help you be as stupid as you want. I VOTE D LET'S FUCK DAEDELUS AND EAT HIS CORPSE LIKE THE MANLY MAN EAN IS

    (Yeah I'm bitter so sue me)
     
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  17. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    Yeah, I forgot about that fucking statue - we should definitely get our hands on that as well. And while it is possible the Honourblade was destroyed or somehow lost to us, we still have the knowledge to make a new one, don't we? It it can amplify Gieloth powers (it is after all a Gieloth design) as well the powers of Immortals, I see no reason it shouldn't work for us even now (no matter what the hell we are now). This should be among our top priorities if we can't recover the old one from the Labyrinth.
     
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  18. Smashing Axe Arcane Patron

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    Eating seems to help us recover. Besides, these aren't men, they're not humans. They're tax collectors. It's fair game. I think this event will make Ean more practical, but still work towards the same ends.

    Edit:

    I think this warrants linking again

     
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  19. Azira Arcane Patron

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    B, we could still do something useful with the statuette I'd wager, though I don't relish contacting the masters with it. :M
     
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  20. newcomer Learned

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    If someone slaps you on one cheek, offer the other cheek also. If someone demands your coat, offer your shirt also. :obviously:

    How about eating the masters?
     
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  21. Esquilax Arcane

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    Yes, but Sekhenun mentioned that the presence of the artifact helped recover a portion of our powers as well. It would do so without having to feed our hunger. We better not tinker with it until we find someone like Sekhenun who can give us some clues as to what it is and our condition.

    It's another dilemma of our condition, I suppose: the artifact would probably curb our hunger and give us some insight, but tampering with it risks drawing the Masters down to Earth.

    Bros, if I may, a proposal: it's time to face facts - becoming a champion of Mankind is not going to be possible given the circumstances. Ridding ourselves of this curse is probably going to be extremely difficult, maybe impossible. Given the indignity and dishonor that becoming an abomination would result in, I believe we should dedicate ourselves to a new goal: seeking out a good death, a warrior's death.

    If we can find Sekhenun, I would like to procure some of her toxic vials. In lieu of that, we should find another method of permadeath. Then, travel to some distant land to take out as many immortals and Gieloth as we possible can. Once we are done, we use the vial on ourselves, knowing that our hunger has grown too strong and that we've outlived our usefulness. Killing a bunch of power-hungry immortals would pave the way for a new generation that's possibly better than the first.
     
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  22. Anabanana Augur

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    Re: the whole hunger thing

    Can't we just lurk outside morgues or whatever and eat freshly dead corpses? That way we won't have to kill and eat innocent people. If that's what bothering you all.

    Esquilax's proposal is good - but how do we separate the "good" immortals from the power-hungry ones? In any case, I doubt we can beat immortals in our weakened state.
     
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  23. Baltika9 Arcane

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    I wonder what'll happen if we eat a minotaur?

    P.S.: Regarding Brosquilax's proposal: it's a good backup option (I liked the whole Chaos God/Cthulhu thing, but becoming a tyranid is not something even I want to do. Not befitting someone such as Ean), but before that we have to find out if we really can't fight or cure this thing. For all we know, Sekhenun's toxin might no longer work for us.

    Sekhenun should really be our first stop after this, too, since she may help us. She did mention that her king were facing problems. Maybe they're similar to ours. Maybe she'll be able to help us.
     
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  24. Zero Credibility Arcane

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    What's with the sudden suicidal gloom and doom? Never give up, never surrender. I'm still behind the idea of becoming the guardian of humanity and kicking the ass of both the Masters and Gieloth. This curse is just another obstacle to overcome. Sekhenun also suffers from something similar, yet she survived on animals - are we weaker then her? Hell no.
     
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  25. Azira Arcane Patron

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    By Grabthar's hammer! :salute:
     
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